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Bench is jatoba with ebony accents. Finished with BLO and wax.
Apr 12, 2008
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#1 posted 04-13-2008 01:02 AM
Very nice. I like the design. Looks very well made.
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#2 posted 04-13-2008 01:13 AM
This is a nice bench. The through tenons and ebony add nice details to the piece. I enjoy working with jatoba but I found it to be hard on my blades.
Thanks for the post.
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#3 posted 04-13-2008 01:25 AM
very nice design. i like the curvature of the seat. those are beautiful through tenons too. very well constructed and executed. great job!
#4 posted 04-13-2008 01:30 AM
Thanks for the nice comments, all. And you’re right, Scott. I have to sharpen my chisels regularly when I work on this project! I do love the look of jatoba, but it is one VERY hard wood, and it splinters easily.
By the way, this project will be in the next (June) issue of Popular Woodworking.
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#5 posted 04-13-2008 01:55 AM
This is a beautiful design! Did you design this? Wow. Congratulations on getting it in Popular Woodworking. I love it. Favorited!
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#6 posted 04-13-2008 02:57 AM
Great sturdy & well designed bench Bert.
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#7 posted 04-13-2008 04:18 AM
Fantastic design. Looks like a Chinese pagoda.
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#8 posted 04-13-2008 04:58 AM
Outstanding design and craftsmanship.
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#9 posted 04-13-2008 05:13 AM
Looks very Asian in design. It is very nice.
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#10 posted 04-13-2008 06:12 AM
Nice design, well executed!
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#11 posted 04-13-2008 06:42 AM
Looks Japanese in design. A hint of greene & greene, with a side of A & C. Very nice.
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#12 posted 04-13-2008 07:21 PM
This is beautiful. I love the joinery and the fact that you put the stretcher so low to the ground. Great lines and flow.
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#13 posted 04-14-2008 12:05 AM
Gorgeous! Congratulations for getting it published in Popular Woodworking.
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#14 posted 04-16-2008 01:24 AM
Very clean lines Bert. I love the colour as well.
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#15 posted 04-19-2008 05:08 AM
nice design Bert ! great detail work
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